|200804 Tour Guide Describes Life in Cuba - Gordon McDowell|
To me, the most interesting topic covered by our tour guide while in Cuba Havana was what life is like under Cuba's dual currencies. My original intent was to create a documentary about the Cuban economy, with the system described by English speaking Cubans. I never landed a great interview, and so am posting the best raw footage I have in case someone else wants to use it in their own productions...
Keywords: cuba, peso, convertable peso, economy, tourism, jobs
|Modern History: Algiers in the 1930s - Unknown|
This clip is an extract from the amateur film "European Trip". Some young Americans visit Europe, probably in 1936, and pass Algiers on their way to Italy. Their impressions of Algiers are described in the title cards: - Algiers, city of contrasts! The modern French section. - We saw some strange sights in the old Arabic quarters. Extract by Eva Vikström, August 2007. Source: http://www.archive.org/details/EuropeanTrip
Keywords: stock footage; Algiers; tourism; 1930s